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These Heartbreaking Photos Show How The California Wildfires Have Destroyed People's Lives

Wildfires across California have caused widespread damage and forced thousands to flee their homes. At least 42 people have died in what is now the deadliest wildfire in California history.

Posted on November 13, 2018, at 5:04 p.m. ET

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Mark Cassar, at the entrance to his brother's Westlake Village home that his father built in 1990.

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A man stands in the middle of the street at the Seminole Springs mobile home park in Malibu Lake after the Woolsey Fire roared through the community.

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The remains of a beachside luxury home along the Pacific Coast Highway community of Point Dume in Malibu.

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Shane Clark peers into the lower floor of his gutted home in the Bell Canyon neighborhood of West Hills.

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A burned car sits in a destroyed business after the Camp Fire moved through in Paradise.

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Chris and Nancy Brown embrace while searching through the remains of their home, leveled by the Camp Fire in Paradise.

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Nine year-old pit bull named Tone, suffering from burns on its paws during the Camp Fire, rests in the parking lot of neighborhood church in Chico.

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Scorched hillsides and damaged power lines are seen along the Pacific Coast Highway near Leo Carrillo State Beach in Malibu.

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Burned cars and melted aluminum are seen along Pearson Road in Paradise.

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Melted trash bins stand in front of a home burned down by the Woolsey Fire in Agoura Hills.

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Shawn Slack rests after fighting the Camp Fire in Paradise.

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A dead cactus field in Malibu after the Woolsey Fire swept through it.

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A burned out Jack In The Box restaurant in downtown Paradise.

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A melted bumper is seen on a car parked at a burned out gas station in Paradise.

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Burned cars litter a road during the Camp fire in Paradise.

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Garet Anzalone, 23, is tearful as he goes through his grandmother's burned out property in a mobile home park in Westlake Village.

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Archaeologists with the Human Identification Laboratory sort through fire rubble to try and find victims of the Camp Fire in Paradise.

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Deputy Coroner Justin Sponhaltz, right, of the Mariposa County Sheriff's Office, carries a bag with human remains found at a burned out home in Paradise.

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Anne Marie Mueller is consoled by LA County Sheriff's officer Ernie Ferreras after notifying her that her friends were safe from the Woolsey Fire in Malibu.

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Matty Winters, 13, watches her father Shannon pick up what's left of a book at the Seminole Springs mobile home park in Malibu Lake.

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A plastic American flag is melted on a burned out car in a mobile home park in Westlake Village.

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